How It Works:
Decapeptyl 0.1 mg injection is a hormone similar to the one produced by hypothalmus gland in brain. It works by decreasing the amount of estrogen ( natural hormone of females) and amount of testosterone ( natural hormone in males). Reducing the amount of estrogen in females is one way of treating breast cancer and endometriosis. Reducing the amount of testosterone in males may slow or stop the spread and growth of prostate cancer cells that need testosterone to grow.
Joint pain, Breast pain, Decreased libido, Decreased sexual function, Headache, Hot flashes, Injection site swelling, Insomnia, Itching, Skin redness, Injection site pain
Frequently Ask Questions:
Q. Is triptorelin chemotherapy?
Triptorelin is a hormone therapy which is also used in the treatment of locally advanced non-metastatic prostate cancer in men
Q. What is triptorelin palmoate or triptorelin acetate?
Triptorelin palmoate or acetate is a salt form of triptorelin used for the same purposes
Q. How long does triptorelin stay in the system?
Triptorelin stays in circulating blood at very low levels for upto 90 days.